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By Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm; Peery, Rebekah S.; Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm

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Friedrich Nietzsche's notoriety is in general linked to his views on, and interpretations of, Christianity. the following, the writer "unmasks" the nice essayist as he surreptitiously and cleverly proceeds to reveal the damaging energy of Christianity on Western tradition (and consequently the world). As we are facing a swiftly turning out to be specter of spiritual turmoil and risk at the foreign scene, this well timed research offers an summary of Friedrich Nietzsche’s positions and concepts in regards to the Church and approximately strength extra generally

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If it has the power to stimulate, it will gladly content itself with the modest position of a preparatory work, and cheerfully accept the common fate of all first attempts, namely to be disparaged by posterity and judged only on the basis of its shortcomings. (MR, 120) 41 Chapter 4. Myths and Symbols It would be difficult to over-estimate the probable influences on Nietzsche’s life and career from this long acquaintance between these two imaginative, creative, revolutionary thinkers. Both set out to radically change the human world by changing our understanding of that world.

The principles which we have deduced from a few observations are confirmed in the course of our investigation by an abundance of data. . The prestige of womanhood among these people was a source of astonishment to the ancients, and gives them all, regardless of individual coloration, a character of archaic sublimity that stands in striking contrast to Hellenic culture. (MR, 69, 70, 71) A little later Bachofen writes: Both the mythical and the strictly historical traditions present very similar pictures of the system.

To honour to oneself something that went wrong all the more because it went wrong — that rather would accord with my morality. — “God,” “immortality of the soul,” “redemption,” “the Beyond,” all of them concepts to which I have given no attention and no time, not even as a child — perhaps I was never childish enough for it? — I have absolutely no knowledge of atheism as an outcome of reasoning, still less as an event: with me it is obvious by instinct. I am too inquisitive, too questionable, too high spirited to rest content with a crude answer.

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